Class AA: Mitchell 53, Alcoa 34
MURFREESBORO -- Jalen Blackwell scored 14 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Mitchell past Alcoa 53-34 in the Class AA boys basketball quarterfinals.
Mitchell (22-9) will play the winner of the Howard-Liberty Tech game in Friday's semifinals at 10 a.m.
Alcoa (30-6) was led by Gabe Dando with 13 points.
Class AA: Stone Memorial 80, Livingston Acad. 65
MURFREESBORO — Brock Rowan scored 27 points to lead three starters in double figures as Stone Memorial beat Livingston Academy 80-65 in a Class AA boys quarterfinal at Middle Tennessee State’s Murphy Center on Wednesday.
Brandon Cole added 25 and Robert Troino scored 19 as Stone Memorial hit 57.4 percent of its shots from the floor.
The Panthers (26-10) will play the Christ Presbyterian Academy-Spring Hill winner in a semifinal at 11:45 a.m. Friday.
Livingston Academy’s Morgan Ramsey, a 6-foot-7 forward, fouled out in the fourth quarter with 17 points and six rebounds. The Wildcats finished at 28-8.
Stone Memorial took a 21-8 lead after the first quarter, hitting nine of its first 14 shots.